Hybrid Breed

Dachshund + Pug


Dachshund and Pug Mix - a hybrid breed.

This fun-loving mixed breed is a great companion for anyone looking for an active partner. The Dachshund and Pug mix is a playful and affectionate dog that will quickly become a family favorite.

What are breed characteristics of this mix dog?

The Dachshund Pug mix breed is a small to medium sized dog. They typically weigh between 6 and 12 pounds and are 20 to 30 inches tall. They have a short, stocky body with short legs. Their coat is usually short and smooth and can be black, brown or tan. They have a distinctively shaped head with a long, flat muzzle and large, round eyes. Their ears are small and floppy.

Alternate Name -
Origin Germany - China
Life expectancy 12 - 16 years
Care requirements low-maintenance
Activity level average - low
FCI group not recognised
AKC group not recognised
KC group not recognised

Possible character traits of Dachshund and Pug mix - Such is probably his nature.

Dachshunds and Pug mixes are popular pets due to their small size and friendly nature. These dogs are known to be active and playful, and they make excellent pets. Although they are not purebreds, they are considered desirable pets by many dog lovers.

Dachshunds and Pug mixes are usually very friendly and affectionate. They enjoy being around people and other dogs and make excellent playmates for children. These dogs are intelligent and easy to train. They are also relatively low maintenance, which makes them ideal for busy families.

Although Dachshund pug mixes are not purebred dogs, they are still considered high-quality pets. They tend to be healthy and long-lived, and make excellent companions for people of all ages. If you're looking for a small, friendly dog for your family, a Dachshund-Pug mix could be the perfect choice for you.

What diseases can occur in Dachshund and Pug mix.

If you are thinking of adding a Dachshund and Pug mix to your family, you should be aware of the potential health issues that this breed may have. Although they are generally healthy dogs, there are some diseases to watch out for. The most common health problems of the Dachshund Pug include disc disease, patellar luxation and hip dysplasia.

Disc disease is a degenerative disease of the discs between the vertebrae of the spine. It is a common problem in Dachshunds and can be exacerbated in overweight Dachshund Pugs. Signs of disc disease include back pain, weakness of the hind legs and paralysis.

Patellar luxation is a condition in which the kneecap slips out of position. This is a relatively common problem in small breeds and can be painful for your dog. If your dog is showing signs of lameness or discomfort in his legs, be sure to have him examined by a veterinarian.

Hip dysplasia is a condition that causes the hip joint to form abnormally. It is genetic and can be made worse by things like obesity. Hip dysplasia can cause pain and lameness in the affected leg.

While these health problems can be severe, they don't necessarily mean your dog is unhealthy. Watch your dog for signs of these conditions and talk to your veterinarian if you have concerns. With proper care and treatment, your Dachshund Pug mix can enjoy a long and healthy life.

The Dachshund Pug mix breed has a short, smooth coat that is typically brown or black. The Pug mix may also have some white markings on its coat.

Fur length short
Fur rough-haired - flat coated
Ear shape Floppy Ear - Tilt-ear
Tail short - stubby
Anatomy strong, massive, square, hefty
Size ♀ 17 - 25 cm
Weight ♀ 6 - 9 kg
Size ♂ 17 - 30 cm
Weight ♂ 6 - 9 kg
Suitable For Seniors, Beginner, Children, Seniors
  • Dachshund Paralysis

    By dachshund paralysis (discopathy) veterinarians mean paralysis of the limbs in dogs.

  • Overweight

    Often, unfortunately, the dogs very much under excess weight. But the dogs themselves are never to blame!

  • Disc problems

    Herniated disc in dogs (discopathy). Herniated discs or dachshund paralysis cause dogs severe pain.

  • Hip dysplasia (HD)

    Hip dysplasia (HD) is a genetic condition in dogs where the hip joint is not shaped properly. This leads to pain, stiffness and restricted movement.

  • Denture malocclusions

    Malocclusions of the dentition often occur in dogs with short muzzles.

  • Shortness of breath

    Difficult breathing can be recognized by the dog's rattling and sometimes accelerated breathing rate.

  • Heart disease

    Can occur frequently in dogs and can sometimes be treated with medication.

  • Breathing problems

    Dogs with shortened muzzles can often experience respiratory problems.

  • A Dachshund-Pug mix is a hybrid dog breed created by crossing a Dachshund with a Pug. This mixed breed inherits the best physical and character traits from both parent breeds.

  • A Dachshund-Pug mix typically has the characteristic short legs of a Dachshund, combined with the small, flat face and wrinkled skin of a Pug. These dogs usually have a coat that is a mix of brown and black, although other color combinations are possible.

  • A Dachshund-Pug mix usually has a friendly and outgoing personality. These dogs are often very affectionate towards their family members and love to play. They can be a bit stubborn, but are generally very intelligent and eager to learn.

  • A Dachshund Pug mix usually requires moderate exercise. These dogs are not overly active, but they do need some daily activity to stay healthy and happy. A short walk or play session each day should be sufficient.

  • Yes, Dachshund and Pug mixes generally get along well with children. These dogs are usually gentle and affectionate and enjoy spending time with people. They may bark at strangers, but are usually not aggressive.

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